The 2007 listings for country house opera dates and venues from all over the UK and Ireland:

Greater London

Holland Park

Address Holland Park W8

Tel 0845 230 9769

Website www.rbkc.gov.uk/ohphollandpark/general/

Nabucco Verdi

Dates running 5 – 23 June

Jenufa Janacek

Dates running 6 – 22 June

The Barber of Seville Rossini

Dates running 30 June – 14 July

Lakme Delibes

Dates running 3 – 15 July

La Traviata Verdi

Dates running 24 July – 11 August

L’amore dei tre re Montemezzi

Dates running 27 July – 10 August

Chiswick House

Address Chiswick, London W4

Tel 07956 586 066

Website www.chfriends.org.uk/events.htm

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 28 June

Observatory Gardens, Greenwich Park

Address Greenwich

Tel 020 8858 7755

Website www.friendsofgreenwichpark.org.uk/

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 27 August

South East

Glyndebourne

Address Lewes, East Sussex cBN8 5UU

Tel 01273 812321

Website www.glyndebourne.com

Cosi Fan Tutte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Dates running 22 May – 15 July

La Cenerentola Rossini

Dates running 17 June – 12 August

The Matthew Passion J. S. Bach

Dates running 1 July – 26 August

The Turn of the Screw B Britten

Dates running 11 August – 25 August

Grange Park Opera

Address The Coach House, 12 St Thomas St, Winchester SO23 9HF

Tel 01962 86 86 00

Website www.grangeparkopera.co.uk

The Gambler Prokofiev

Dates running 31 May – 16 June

The Magic Flute Mozart

Dates running 1 June – 15 July

Falstaff Verdi

Dates running 22 June – 4 July

I Capuleti e I Montecchi Bellini

Dates running 6 – 14 July

Semele Handel

Dates running 1 July

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg

Dates running 3 July

Hever Castle

Address Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NG

Tel 01732 866114

Website www.heverlakeside.co.uk

Iolanthe Gilbert & Sullivan

Dates running 18 – 22 July

Tosca Puccini

Dates running 10 – 11 August

Harold Hiller Gardens

Address Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0QA

Tel 01794 368787

Website www.hillier.hants.gov.uk

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 3 August

Goodnestone Park Gardens

Address Nr Wingham, Goodnestone, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 1PL

Tel 01227 787787

Website www.goodnestoneparkgardens.co.uk/index.html

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 12 August

West Green House Gardens

Address Hartley Wintney, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 8JB

Tel 01252 844611

Website www.westgreenhousegardens.co.uk/Opera.htm

The Magic Flute Mozart

Dates running 29 July, 5 August

The Italian Girl in Algiers Rossini

Dates running 28 July, 3 August

L’Heure Espagnole/ Soldier’s Tale Ravel/ Stravinsky

Dates running 4 August

Greyfriars Garden

Address Winchelsea, Sussex

Tel 01797 222 723

Website www.gardenopera.co.uk

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 23 June

East of England

Bouncers Farm

Address Wickham Hall Lane, Wickham Bishops, Essex CM8 3JJ

Tel 01621 894112

Website www.operaintheorchard.co.uk

Cosi Fan Tutti Mozart

Dates running 7 – 8 July

Stanley Hall

Address Halstead, Essex CO9 2LY

Tel 01787 222619

Website www.stanleyhall.co.uk/welcome2.html

L’Elisir d’Amore Donizetti

Dates running 21 – 24 June

Glemham Hall

Address Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Tel 01473 433 100

Website www.glemhamhall.co.uk/events.html

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 10 June

Kentwell Hall

Address Long Melford, Suffolk CO10 9BA

Tel 01787 310207

Website www.kentwell.co.uk/ConcertsAndTheatre/BarberOfSeville

Barber of Seville Rossini

Dates running 21 July

Mannington Hall

Address Norwich, Norfolk NR11 7BB

Tel 01263 584175

Website web.mac.com/rogerwalpole/iWeb/Site%203/Index.html

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 10 August

Easton Lodge

Address Little Easton, Gt Dunmow, Essex CM6 2BB

Tel 01371 876979

Website www.eastonlodge.co.uk/

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 11 August

Burghley House

Address Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 3JY

Tel 01780 752451

Website www.burghley.co.uk/t3_eventdetails.asp?eid=7

The Rake’s Progress Stravinsky

Dates running 13 July

Thurston End Hall

Address Hawkedon, Nr Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk

Tel 01284 769 505

Website www.gardenopera.co.uk/

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 25 August

Midlands

Garsington Manor

Address Garsington, Oxford OX44 9DH

Tel 01865 361636

Website www.garsingtonopera.org

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Il re pastore

Dates running 9 June – 9 July

Gioacchino Rossini La donna del lago

Dates running 12 June – 7 July

Richard Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos

Dates running 25 June – 8 July

Longborough

Address Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, cGL56 0QF

Tel 01451 830292

Website www.longboroughopera.com

Das Rheingold Wagner

Dates running 23 – 30 June

Eugene Onegin Tchaikovsky

Dates running 6 – 14 July

Cosi Fan Tutte Mozart

Dates running 20 – 28 July

Lacock Abbey

Address Lacock, nr Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 2LG

Tel 0870 300 0579

Website www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-events/w-events-find_event.htm?propertyID=319

The Magic Flute Mozart

Dates running 18 August

Waddesdon Manor

Address Nr Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP18 0JH

Tel 01296 653242

Website www.waddesdon.org.uk/events/jun_07/opera_anywhere.html

The Bear/ A Dinner Engagement William Walton/ Lennox Berkeley

Dates running 15-16 June

Iford Manor

Address Iford, Wiltshire BA15 2BA

Tel 01225 868 124

Website www.ifordarts.co.uk

The Rake’s Progress Stravinsky

Dates running 29 June – 7 July

La Calisto Francesco Cavalli

Dates running 13 – 21 July

L’Elisir d’Amore Donizetti

Dates running 24 July – 4 August

Hambleden Estate

Address Dairy Lane, Greenlands, Henley on Thames RG9 3AS

Tel 01491 571353

Website www.thehambledenestate.com/EventDetail.asp?Event=1&menu=1

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 26 June

The Old Hall

Address Lowdham, Nottinghamshire

Tel 0790 334 0858

Website www.doverbecktrust.org.uk

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 21 July

The Deanery

Address Bampton, Oxfordshire

Tel 01993 851876

Website www.bamptonopera.org/index.htm

Romeo & Juliet Georg Benda

Dates running 20 – 21 July

The Orangery

Address Westonbirt, Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8QG

Tel 01993 851876

Website www.bamptonopera.org/index.htm

Romeo & Juliet Georg Benda

Dates running 26 – 27 August

Oatley’s Hall

Address Brackley, Northants

Tel 01869 325131

Website www.operadellaluna.org

L’Elisir d’Amore Donizetti

Dates running 14 – 15 July

West Midlands

Walcot Hall

Address Lydbury, North Shropshire SY7 8AZ

Tel 01588 680570

Website www.walcothall.com/opera.shtml

Marriage of Figaro Mozart

Dates running 1 – 24 June

Clonter Opera

Address Swettenham Heath, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 2LR

Tel 01260 224514

Website www.clonteropera.com

Don Giovanni Mozart

Dates running 26 July – 4 August, 29 September

Treago Castle

Address St Weonard’s, Herefordshire

Tel 01432 374 261

Website www.gardenopera.co.uk/summermain.html

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 14 July

South West

Clovelly Court

Address Bideford, Devon EX39 5SZ,

Tel 01271 324242

Website www.devon-connect.co.uk/attractions/clovelly-court-garden/introduction.htm

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 15 July

Trevarno Estate

Address Crowntown, Nr Helston, Cornwall, TR13 0RU

Tel 01726 874 514

Website www.trevarno.co.uk

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 28 July

Delamore House

Address Cornwood, Ivybridge, Devon PL21 9RF

Tel 01752 837441

Website www.newdevonopera.co.uk/

Tosca Puccini

Dates running 26 July

Pinelodge Gardens

Address Cuddra, Holmbush, Saint Austell, Cornwall PL25 3RQ

Tel 01726 874514

Website www.operabox.co.uk/

Barber of Seville Rossini

Dates running 25 August

Escot Gardens

Address Otter St Mary, Devon EX11 1LU

Tel 01404 822 188

Website www.escot-devon.co.uk

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 4 July

Ugbrooke House

Address Chudleigh, Devon TQ13 0AD

Tel 01626 852179

Website www.ugbrooke.co.uk/index.htm

Tosca Puccini

Dates running 20 – 21 July

Little Durnford Manor

Address Salisbury

Tel 01794 390 220

Website www.gardenopera.co.uk/

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 12 July

North of England

Alnwick Garden

Address Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 1YU

Tel 01665 511350

Website www.alnwickgarden.com/news_events/view_event.asp?id=585

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 17 June

Tissington Hall

Address Tissington, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1RA

Tel 01335 352200

Website www.tissington-hall.com

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 30 June

Wales

Aberglasney Gardens

Address Llangathen, Carmarthenshire SA32 8QH

Tel 01558 668998

Website www.aberglasney.org/index.php?page=view_news&news_id=64

Barber of Seville Rossini

Dates running 8 July

Scotland

Cawdor Castle

Address Nairn IV12 5RD

Tel 01667 404401

Website www.cawdorcastle.com/news.cfm

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 15 June

Culross Abbey House

Address Culross, Dunfermline

Tel 01383 880349

Website www.culrossfestival.com

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 4 August

Bennachie

Address Aberdeen

Tel 07969 057 999

Website www.gardenopera.co.uk/

La Boheme Puccini

Dates running 14 June

N Ireland

Castleward

Address Strangford, Downpatrick, Northern Ireland BT30 7LS

Tel 02892 639545

Website www.castlewardopera.com

Un Ballo in Maschera Verdi

Dates running 1 – 24 June

Republic of Ireland

Borris House

Address Borris, Co Carlow

Tel +353 53 925 5071

Website www.blackstairsopera.com/

Marriage of Figaro Mozart

Dates running 6 – 7 July

Johnstown Castle

Address Wexford, Co. Wexford

Tel +353 53 91 22 400

Website www.wexfordopera.com/home.php

Der Silbersee (A Winter’s Fairy Tale) Kurt Weill

Dates running 31 May – 15 June

Arlecchino/ Pulcinella Busoni/ Stravinsky

Dates running 1 – 16 June

Rusalka Dvorak

Dates running 2 – 17 June

Loughcrew Garden

Address Oldcastle, County Meath, Ireland

Tel +353 498541356

Website www.loughcrew.com/opera_07.html

Carmen Bizet

Dates running 29 – 30 June